​Google Wanted To Keep Secrets About Its Self-Driving Cars

We've moved beyond the geewhizOMG phase of autonomous cars and into the dirty, nasty, contentious world of legislation and regulation. The California DMV has issued its rules that Google (and others) have to abide by, and with that fight over, now we know what the crew from Mountain View wanted to hide. » 8/21/14 8:00pm 9 minutes ago

Honda Accord Remains Most Stolen Car In America

Everyone loves the Honda Accord! Especially thieves, and who could blame them? It's practical, reliable, fun to drive, and very popular. That's why the Accord topped the NICB's list of stolen vehicles for 2013. » 8/21/14 7:30pm 39 minutes ago

Backcountry Pilot Shares Breathtaking Collection Of Video

This assembly of amazing flying experiences over the past two years in Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, and Montana is sure to inspire every viewer to soar like an eagle. Shot exclusively with a Drift action camera and paired with a magical soundtrack, this production will take you to a new world thats right in your back yard. » 8/21/14 7:18pm 51 minutes ago

Aston Martin Has To Make These Deconstructed LED Tail Lights Happen

Aston Martin built sort of a modern Ford GT90 called the DP-100 for Gran Turismo 6. It's got a mid-engined twin-turbo V12, and it's never going to happen in this form, but I still want to see those taillights on their next production vehicle, because it's awesome. » 8/21/14 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

Report: New Land Rover Defender Design Is Done, Looks Nothing Like DC100

Land Rover has been threatening to mess with the design of the timeless (archaic) Defender for years, and now rumor has it they've settled on a new look that we'll see in 2015. But apparently it won't look anything like the Power Wheels/FJ Cruiser lovechild "DC100" concept we saw in 2011. » 8/21/14 6:42pm Today 6:42pm

Volcanic Ash Can Choke A Jet Engine

An Icelandic volcano is in the news again. In 2010, it was Eyjafjallajökull, which caused the cancelation of over 100,000 flights and cost airlines $1.7 billion. This time, it's Bardarbunga. An eruption of Bardarbunga could potentially disrupt flights once again, as well as melt the glaciers under which it resides. » 8/21/14 6:19pm Today 6:19pm

A Tribute To The Most Un-Appreciated Light: The Cornering Light

As you may know, I'm weirdly obsessed with vehicle lighting systems. It's unhealthy. My wife has made me leave my collection of marker lights in the closet when we're, um, intimate. But still, I feel there's things I need to address. Like cornering lights. » 8/21/14 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

This Gruff Old Army Truck Has The Perfect License Plate

The K5 Chevy Blazer was a sweetheart of the US Army in the 1980's, but since then pretty much all of them have been sold as surplus to find their way into the hands of regular folks. Regular folks who love America, and are cool with being mistaken for the military everywhere they roll up. » 8/21/14 4:59pm Today 4:59pm

Vintage Movies Of Jalopy Races With Elevator Muzak Are Oddly Soothing

These movies seem to have been digitized to promote a company's 8mm to digital transfer services, but they're pretty engaging on their own. The use of elevator-music background tracks with the chaos of mid-century dirt track racing is at first disconcerting, and then gets strangely soothing. » 8/21/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

I Saw All The Cool Stuff At Pebble Beach Without Spending a Dime

Ahh, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: America's finest annual automotive event held under a constant stream of light mist. Oh, sure, I know the Amelia Island Concours is an excellent event with wonderful vehicles. But nothing can quite top Pebble Beach if you're discussing, for instance, overall umbrella usage. » 8/21/14 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

Miniguns In HD At Dusk Look Like Lead Laser Cannons

The Minigun was originally designed by General Electric (you will never look at your microwave the same again will you?) in 1962 and has been in continuous use since then. M134 is all about volume of fire, as it spews streams of 7.62X51 ammo at up to 6,000 rounds per minute. » 8/21/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

This Corvair Trike Is A Cooler DeltaWing

There's currently a bit of controversy over the Nissan-Panoz DeltaWing design, but if you ask me, the best thing for all lovers of triangular-shaped cars to do is let the big boys fight it out while the rest of us enjoy this incredible Corvair trike. » 8/21/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm